Woman facing charges after Cape Girardeau stabbing
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - Cape Girardeau Police officers responded to a stabbing early on Friday, March 5.
Peggy Ann Austin, 54, of Cape Girardeau, was taken into custody on charges of domestic assault-first felony and armed criminal action-felony.
Her bond was set at $50,000 cash only.
Sgt. Joey Hann said officers received a report about the incident at 4:05 a.m.
The report said a man had possibly been stabbed inside an apartment in the 500 block of Bellevue.
Hann said when officers got to the scene they found a man with non-life threatening injuries. He was taken to an area hospital and released later in the day.
According to Sgt. Hann, the man had at least one deep stab wound to the upper back from a kitchen knife.
Officers found a woman, identified as Peggy Austin, near the scene and arrested her.
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